Rick McKee

The Augusta Chronicle | Editorial Cartoonist

  • Children: Jacob and Katie
  • Education: B.A. Graphic Design Samford University, Birmingham, Ala.

About Me

From doodling pictures of the principal in class to skewering the President in the newspaper pages of America, Rick McKee has been cartooning all his life in one form or another. McKee, a native of Tallahassee, Florida, has been editorial cartoonist for The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle since January, 1998 and his editorial cartoons are syndicated by King Features to over 400 newspapers across North America. In 2005, McKee won first place for editorial cartooning in the Georgia Press Association's better Newspaper contest. In 2004, he was named to Georgia Trend magazine's Who's Who in Georgia Media. In addition to newspapers, McKee's award-winning work has appeared in textbooks, newsletters and on web sites around the world. His work has been featured on CNN/Headline News, the Fox News Channel, Newsweek the Washington Post and USA Today. In 2006, McKee was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year. Along with everybody else.

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4 years 35 weeks ago

I didn't realize that was fiction. I thought interviewing politicians and such was an attempt at journalism. My mistake. Do you identify...

4 years 35 weeks ago

Well, I did already mention two things in my 11:26 post.... And yes, that was taken last summer at the Bahamas Red Lobster where they...

4 years 35 weeks ago

Mary, you're assuming again! Bad, Mary, bad! I just wanted to spare everyone here from any more back and forth from us. And...

4 years 35 weeks ago

Well, I'm glad you are suddenly concerned about not misleading people.

4 years 35 weeks ago

And as far as misleading people, I do try to avoid using pseudonyms and fake wigs on TV....

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